Bangladesh did not care against India
The host Bangladesh cricket team faced defeat again in the Women’s Asia Cup. Nigar sultans did not care about India today. India beat the current champions by 59 runs to claim their fourth win. Batting earlier, India’s collection was 159 runs after losing 5 wickets. In response, Niger Sultana scored 100 runs after losing 7 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs.
India got off to a great start after winning the toss and batting at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. The Smriti Mandhana-Shefali Verma duo has threatened Bangladesh with one after another great shots. The duo scored 91 runs. India’s opening pair broke on Smriti’s run out in the last ball of the 12th over of the innings. The acting captain of India scored 47 runs off 38 balls before returning. Shefali completed his half-century in 40 balls after the return of this left-handed batsman. After the half century, however, Shefali could not increase the innings. The right-handed batsman, who scored 55 runs off 44 balls, was bowled while doing a reverse sweep off leg-spinner Rumana Ahmed.
Back to Shefali, leg spinner Rumana Ahmed in the same role in his second over. Rumana sent back Richa Sharma and Kiran Navgire in the fifth and sixth balls of his second over. His flight delivery was caught by Richa (4) while playing it to long on. Kiran was bowled by almost the same type of ball (0).
Rumana had a chance to score a hat-trick. Deepti Sharma gave that opportunity too. But Rumana could not collect the return catch. Dipti remained unbeaten on 10 runs off 5 balls. Jemimah Rodrigues stormed the Sylhet stadium at the end. Salma played an innings of 35 runs off 24 balls before being dismissed 3 balls before the last over. In total, India scored 159 runs losing 5 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs.
Rumana took 3 wickets for Bangladesh. Trishna, who scored a hat-trick in the previous match, gave 25 runs in 2 overs. After that, the captain did not bowl him again.
The two women openers batted carefully to chase the big target. 45 runs came on the scoreboard before the opening pair broke on the first ball of the tenth over. Murshida Khatun returned with 21 off 25 balls. Farzana Haque scored 30 off 40 balls. Romana returned after 4 balls. He returned with zero runs after being run out. However, Nigar Sultana, the captain, continued to play well at one end. However, in the 19th over, he also returned to the dressing room. 36 runs from 29 balls next to his name.
Earlier, Ritu Moni also returned with 4 runs off 12 balls. Fahima Khatun and Lata Mondal both returned with individual 1 runs. As a result, touching the party’s century is also under threat. However, Bangladesh scored a century on the last ball of the innings and lost by a huge margin of 59 runs. Bangladesh lost 5 wickets in the last 9 runs.